Late last month, after a particularly frustrating meeting I posted the following tweet: It turned out, not surprisingly, that I wasn’t the only one dealing with this failed project management … Continue reading Fixed time, fixed scope projects always end in 1 of 3 ways. None of them good.
Ask any executive what the top 3 metrics they watch in their company are and you’ll get some combination of revenue and sales metrics and, of course, the company’s NPS. … Continue reading NPS is a waste of time. Use these metrics instead.
One of the biggest obstacles in changing the way your company works is undoing the years, often decades, of institutionalised inertia of “the way things have always been done.” There’s … Continue reading What if “the way we’ve always done things” is the fastest way to agility?
The next Sense & Respond Press book (our fourth) is going to be Lateral Leadership: A practical guide to managing agile teams by Tim Herbig.Sometimes you’re not in a position … Continue reading No amount of technology will make you “digital”
This post was originally published to my newsletter subscribers (40k of them now). If you’d like to get these in your inbox sign up here Every company I work with … Continue reading You suck at OKRs. Here’s why.
Josh Seiden & I are thrilled to announce the launch of Sense & Respond Press. Our newest venture, Sense & Respond Press, publishes short, beautiful, actionable books by leading practitioners … Continue reading Digital Transformation Is Not Innovation
16 5-star reviews for Sense & Respond: “Gothelf and Seiden starkly highlight that our twentieth-century management systems and practices simply cannot function in a world of constant change. In this … Continue reading Funding agility. What’s the right model?
This post was originally published to my newsletter subscribers (12k of them now). If you’d like to get these in your inbox sign up here. If there’s one metric that … Continue reading Execs care about revenue. How do we get them to care about outcomes?
No more waiting! Sense & Respond is here and available. After two and a half years of work, Josh Seiden and I share our principles for the next century of … Continue reading Tech-only Agile? You’re going to fail.
Here’s a picture of a badass goat I saw in the Dutch town of Bergen last month. The honey badger has nothing on this goat. I’m often asked how to … Continue reading Maintaining the winds of (digital) change